This case study of University of Northern Iowa is based on a January 2018 survey of Global Software, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.
“Spreadsheet Server has been very easy to use and has been a very good fit for quick analysis and multi-year comparison.”
Addressed the following reporting challenges after implementing Spreadsheet Server:
- Rekeying data from the ERP system into spreadsheets
- Manual, multi-step reporting processes
- A lack of access to real-time information
- A heavy reliance on IT to create or edit reports
- Creating reports in a timely manner
Evaluated OBI before selecting Spreadsheet Server.
- Has not used Spreadsheet Server as a replacement for Oracle Discoverer.
Uses the following supplemental reporting tools with Spreadsheet Server:
- Business Intelligence (BI) tools
- A data warehouse solution
- Freed up 25% of their organization’s IT support now that they have Spreadsheet Server to create reports.
- Trimmed more than 60% from their previous reporting process after using Spreadsheet Server.
Published: Jan. 31, 2018 TVID: 7F3-EE9-D45